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Keweenaw Chamber Developing Relo Plan

The Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce is building a program that will assist people who are relocating to the Keweenaw. At yesterday’s annual meeting, Chamber manager Tara Arens explained that the resource will be helpful for businesses who are recruiting talent… The new Relocation Assistance Service should be ready for use …

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Generous Local Support for Giving Tuesday

Preliminary results from the two largest Giving Tuesday campaigns in the Copper Country are positive. At the Portage Health Foundation, Mike Babcock says the total easily surpassed the $100,000 match they had set up for the 15 organizations they were working with… Babcock credits the organizations themselves for the drive’s …

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Beware: Scammers Using Fake UP.NET Emails

Another day, another scam. Emails appearing to come from UP.net are have been popping up in UP.net account in-boxes. The headline might say “Urgent Message” or “Enjoy Free 5G Internet Service.” The email includes UP.net’s logo, a sign-up link for a free 5G service trial, and an employee signature. It …

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Firearm Deer Totals Down

This year’s firearm deer hunting season appears to have produced fewer successes in the Upper Peninsula. Wildlife biologists with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources reported yesterday that preliminary results from their check-in stations showed the harvest at about five percent less than last year, and five percent under the …

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Wisconsin Men Charged in Iron River Drug Death

Two Wisconsin men have been charged in connection with a 2017 heroin overdose death in Iron River. 29-year-old Davin Veir Washington and 36-year-old Kenneth M. Greer were recently arraigned in District Court in Iron County. Both are charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance Causing Death, which could bring a …

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